Reading List

List Creator

Peter McConville

Burlington High School

Culture of Place


  • Online

    A Short History of American Urban Exceptionalism

    Places Journal

    American urban development has long pursued its own distinctive course — an urbanism without fixed limits, with endlessly extendable boundaries.

  • Online

    Hippie Modernism

    Places Journal

    In the late 1960s, Bay Area design activists sought to blend the aspirations of progressive architecture with new environmental imperatives — a goal that’s more relevant than ever.

  • Online

    Camp Code: How to Navigate a Refugee Settlement

    Places Journal

    What goes on inside a refugee camp? How is it organized? How does the temporary become permanent? A photo essay on a Palestinian camp in Lebanon.

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